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U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018: Final Round Recap

14 Aug

Here’s how the quarter-finals shaped up following some wickedly dramatic moments in the final round. The most dramatic was the China vs Nigeria match. China needed to win vs Nigeria and Nigeria just needed a draw to go through to the quarter-finals. It looked like China had the win until the 90+5′ minute when Nigeria bagged the tying goal. Continue reading

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U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018: Round 2 Recap

12 Aug

After the second round, Netherlands and Germany are the first two teams to qualify for the quarter-finals and Haiti and Ghana are the first two teams heading home. If you are looking to tune in this weekend, Group C will have some high drama with Spain, Japan, and the USA battling for the two top spots. Continue reading

U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018: Round 1 Recap

8 Aug

This is the entrance to the Stade de la Rabine in Vannes, France. Vannes is one of four host sites for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and can we all just agree it has the best stadium entrance. My internal history geek is freaking out right now. Continue reading

NC Courage take the Inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup

5 Aug

Congratulations to the current NSWL leaders North Carolina Courage for capturing the first ever Women’s International Champions Cup! They did so by besting five-time and current Champions League winners Olympique Lyon 1-0 in front of almost no one in Miami. Continue reading

Tournament of Nations 2018: To the USA go the spoils

5 Aug

Congratulations to the United States on winning the 2018 Tournament of Nations (ToN)! The US narrowly defeated reigning champions Australia on goal differential (5 to 4), thanks to Alex Morgan’s 77′ goal vs Brazil in their final match. Continue reading

The Only Constant Is Change

20 Jul


First off, I must thank the ever amazing hopechaser for single-handedly covering the World Cup and doing such a brilliant job at it. She is a true star and the best watishista correspondent that a girl could ask for. She’s been holding down the fort at a time where I’m just not capable of doing so and I am very grateful.

I’m not good with change and that’s an understatement. I’ve been going through massive change in my personal life which is why I haven’t been around this summer. While I feel that all the upheaval will ultimately be beneficial, it doesn’t make the process any easier. So when my team has been going through similar changes, it has been very difficult for me to write about. Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Allez Les Bleus!

18 Jul
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This is what USD$38 million looks like. How does it look to you? It looks like SUCCESS to me. Continue reading